The USC Scripter nominees are:
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Life of Pi
Perks of Being a Wallflower
Silver Linings Playbook
–A tie resulted in six sets of finalists for the 2013 honor, rather than the typical five.
The finalists are, in alphabetical order by film title:
Joshuah Bearman, author of the article “The Great Escape,” Antonio J. Mendez,...